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April 18th, 2016
'Special cadre' of horse racing stalwarts honoured

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Described as a “special cadre of persons” by Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith, six persons who have been credited with contributing towards the development of horse racing in the Virgin Islands over the years were showered with praises and plaques at an elegant luncheon organised by the Virgin Islands Horse Owners Association at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay on Sunday April 17, 2016.

April 16th, 2016
VI horseracing stalwarts to be honoured on Sunday April 17

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- Saying ‘thank you’ goes a long way but the BVI Horse Owners Association has gone a little further by hosting a ‘grand’ luncheon and exhibition horse race for several persons who have been credited with contributing towards the development of horse racing in the Virgin Islands.

November 27th, 2013
UK & OTs issue ‘ambitious’ communiqué in London

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- UK Ministers and Overseas Territory leaders at the annual Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council in London have agreed to an ambitious communiqué setting out steps to promote further opportunities for business, trade and investment in the Territories.

November 25th, 2013
OT meeting in London starts today; Dr. Smith representing VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reviewing and implementing the strategy and commitments in the 2012 White Paper will be one of the major items on the agenda when the annual Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meets from today November 26 to November 27, 2013 in London.

October 23rd, 2012
Premier Smith meets with new Minister for Overseas Territories

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE today October 23, 2012 met with the new Minister for the United Kingdom’s (UK) Overseas Territories (OT) Mr. Mark Simmonds, MP.

October 17th, 2012
Visit To The Virgin Islands By Mark Simmonds MP, Minister For The Overseas Territories, 22 – 24 October

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mark Simmonds, the new Minister for the Overseas Territories, will be visiting the Virgin Islands from 22 to 24 October. This will be his first visit to an Overseas Territory since taking up his post in September and his first official visit to VI.

September 10th, 2012
Mark Simmonds is new British Overseas Territories boss

By Caricom News Network

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - British Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed 48-year-old chartered surveyor Mark Simmonds as the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Foreign Office, replacing Henry Bellingham who was fired last week for under-performing.

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